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    New collection lit up the Surface Design Show

    February 16, 2016
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    New collection lit up the Surface Design Show

    An exclusive new lighting collection featuring colour changing Dichroic Film from 3M was on display at the Surface Design Show from 9-11 February 2016.

    New collection lit up the Surface Design Show

    An exclusive new lighting collection featuring colour changing Dichroic Film from 3M was on display at the Surface Design Show from 9-11 February 2016.

    New collection lit up the Surface Design Show

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    • Dichroic Films

      The Surface Design Show took place from 9-11 February at the Business Design Centre in London and provided a unique opportunity for architects and designers to source new, inspiring and cutting edge materials for innovative projects.

      On stand IC/1 Lisa Alcock, designer and owner of Lumiscopic, unveiled her dramatic new collection that features eye-catching light responsive surfaces that change colour depending on the viewing angle and project a vibrant spectrum of warm or cool coloured light.

      Lisa Alcock says: "I have been working with Dichroic Film from 3M for a few years now and it has inspired me to create amazing effects with my artwork that might not have otherwise been possible. The aim of my exclusive collection is to produce a wow effect - stopping passers-by in their tracks, and generating an energising and uplifting ambience."

      The Dichroic Films from 3M can be applied to glass, plastic or acrylic surfaces as a visual opaque or decorative graphic and the colours seen by the viewer – from either side of the surface – are influenced by the environment, lighting, viewing angle and mounting surface colour.

      The films are available in two colour pallets: Dichroic Glass Finishes DF-PA Blaze which shifts from the warm tones of cyan, blue and magenta to red and gold; and Dichroic Glass Finishes DF-PA Chill which moves from the cool tones of blue, magenta and yellow to the reflective colours gold and blue.

      Lisa Alcock added, "I am continually finding new and innovative ways to utilise the films in our projects which include a variety of surfaces from feature wall panels, large-scale lighting panels, worktops and shelving to furniture. The wonderful light and colour effects the films produce are truly amazing and if the design needs to be changed, the films can be easily removed without any damage to the original surface."

      Find out more about Dichroic Films